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La Cueva Cafe

135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (96 reviews)
“enchiladas” (102 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Mexican and Southwestern Delicious Food with Fast and Friendly Service. If you like unusual places you'll love it!

Thank fountains13
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Unbelievably small, unbelievably delicious, with an unbelievable wait (with inclement weather nixing al fresco dining.) The owner was so unbelievably nice he gave us a ride back to our hotel after I had consumed an unbelievable amount of Modelo.

Thank Chuck N
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Walked to lunch here on arriving in Taos for the day. It is truly a hole in the wall and tiny! Was sat a table nestled under the cash register and menu holder - not my favorite location but only table of the 6? tables...More

Thank MellohYellow
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This was highly rated in every website we checked, but we thought it was only average. We sat in the main dining room, and it's pretty small. The service was attentive, but a little too attentive, to the point of obtrusive. They have only recently...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had chile rellano and shrimp enchiladas. Both were superb. Also my wife loved the guacamole. Prices lower than back home in Texas. Service was great.

Thank Clyde C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is an excellent little lunch spot just a few steps from Taos Plaza. However it is small and can sometimes get crowded during the lunch rush, but worth the wait. Highly recommended.

Thank Oldhophead
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stoped in with a group of friends and had a really nice lunch. The place is super small so I'd recommend hitting this spot during off peak times if possible. Seriously, seats like 10people.

Thank Akabeau
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Have been visiting Taos for many years and was pleasantly surprised when making my first visit to this small but worthwhile restaurant. Many restaurants this close to the center of town are quite pricey but La Cueva, even though smallish (especially in the winter when...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Don't let the building throw off your decision to go here. The food is five star and the service is great. My only disappointment was no alcohol. Nice family atmosphere.

Thank Annie48-12
Reviewed 20 February 2018

When our friendly host led us past the part of the restaurant that LOOKED like the restaurant into the door of what LOOKED like it used to be a motel room, we were a bit curious! Once inside, we were greeted by a couple of...More

Thank GratefulinDundas
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14 November 2016|
Response from Travel_Gigi | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I didn't ask for any, but it never hurts to ask! Good Luck
29 May 2016|
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There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-7001
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